FTC fines notorious adware firm $3 million

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FTC fines notorious adware firm $3 million

The company formerly known as 180Solutions has been fined $3 million for using drive-by downloads to smuggle adware on the PCs of unwary Americans and for offering no way to remove the software.

Now called Zango, the adware firm has promised the Federal Trade Commission that it will ask consumers first before injecting software into their PCs. And it will provide the means for people to remove the hateful software from their computers.

Read the complete story here. (The Register)